Woman run over attempting to stop City of Calgary transit bus

Calgary, Alberta – We are asking for the public’s help into the investigation of a pedestrian collision that occurred earlier this week.

On Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at approximately 8:30 p.m., a Calgary Transit bus was travelling west on 17 Avenue S.E., approaching the 36 Street Station. As the bus left the station, a 31-year-old woman ran along the platform in an attempt to get the driver to stop the bus.

At the west end of the platform, the woman fell to the ground and was run over by the rear axle of the bus.

The bus driver stopped at the 33 Street Station. No one aboard the bus was injured.

Woman run over attempting to stop City of Calgary transit bus
Woman run over attempting to stop City of Calgary transit bus

The woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Neither alcohol nor drugs are considered factors in the collision.

Anyone who may have witnessed this collision is asked to call the Calgary Police Service Traffic Section at 403-567-4000. Tips can also be left anonymously using Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org

APP: “P3 Tips”

Case #21004101

Calgary Police Service



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